US-Russia Science Corner Webinar

Sharing About Major Fish Stocks & Commercial Fisheries

Webinar Date: January 28, 2022, 9-11 am Alaska Time

World Wildlife Fund and the Alaska Ocean Observing System are pleased to host the next in a series of conversations between Russian and Alaskan colleagues studying and observing fisheries in the Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and Arctic Ocean.

As climate change continues to transform habitats and food webs in this region, the goal will be to stimulate broader discussions about the need for more collaboration and identify opportunities to strengthen research and exchange of observations across the border. 

We welcome you to join this webinar to learn, listen, ask questions, and share your observations. Simultaneous English-Russian interpretation will be provided.

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Agenda

9:00 amWelcome – Margaret Williams (WWF-US Arctic Program)
Speakers10 minutes per presentation
9:05 amLyle Britt – Director of the Resource Assessment and Conservation Engineering (RACE), Division of the Alaska Fisheries Science CenterRecent changes in the distribution and abundance of eastern and northern Bering Sea groundfish species
Olga Maznikova – Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and OceanographyPollock distribution, biology, stocks and fishing in the Chukchi Sea
Pavel Yemelin – Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO)Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) distribution, biology, stocks and fishing in the Chukchi Sea
9:35 am10-minute Q & A
9:45 amMike Litzow – NOAA FisheriesCrab stocks on the US side of the Bering Strait
Denis Sologub – Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO), Head of the Department of Commercial Invertebrates and AlgaeCrab stocks in the northwestern Bering Strait
10:05 am10-minute Q & A
10:15 amKatie Howard – Alaska Department of Fish and GameSalmon Ocean Ecology Program (SOEP) at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game
Viktoria Chilkote (Independent expert) and Alexander A. Bonk – Kamchatka State Technical UniversityRussian Far East — Alaska collaboration in educating future generations of salmon biologists and fishery managers
10:35 am10-minute Q & A
10:45 amClosing – Molly McCammon (AOOS)